Running Wild in Oregon 16
Henry Rono's profligate record assaults set the style of the NCAAs as USC sprinted off with the team title
by Kenny Moore

Sky High over the World Cup 20
Eight soccer teams will survive the first round. Here is a forecast of which they'll be, with close-ups of six potential superstars

Down to One Last Collision 24
The Bullets blew out the Sonics in Game 6, and the whole NBA playoff show moved west again for one last time
by Curry Kirkpatrick

Goodby to a Red Baron 30
Darryl Greenamyer's F-104 was a junkyard jet, but after he set the world speed mark, the only way to go was up
by Coles Phinizy

The Bugle Call Champion 34
Ken Norton began boxing as a Marine because he hated to get up for reveille. This week he defends his title in Las Vegas
by Pat Putnam

Look for Him Early, Not Late 51
Rod Funseth is always showing up on golf's leader boards at important events. What he'd like to do is stay there
by Walter Bingham

The Bargain Monster 74
The aquarium wanted a headliner, a bizarre creature from the deep. It was found in the fearsome sea roach, a "bug" two feet long
by Jack Rudloe

The Departments

Scorecard 12
TV/Radio 46
Baseball 56
Motor Sports 62
Horse Racing 67
Boating 71
For the Record 91
19th Hole 92

Credits on page 91

Cover photograph by Bill Eppridge

Next Week

As Affirmed and Alydar continue their incomparable rivalry, Affirmed having won six of eight races but not by much, they hook up in the Belmont. Now Affirmed has the incentive of becoming a Triple Crown winner. William Leggett reports.

Three Giants of golf's past, present and future—Hogan, Palmer and Nicklaus—waged a historic struggle at the U.S. Open in Denver in 1960. This month the Open returns to the same course, and Dan Jenkins recalls those magnificent hours.

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